Cost still doesn’t equal value.

Advantax helps save regional distributor over $50,000 in real property assessment   THE CHALLENGE Advantax reviewed the real estate value for a new distribution warehouse in the Midwest, and then submitted the findings to the assessment authority who insisted the value of the property should be valued closer to its cost. THE SOLUTION Advantax prepared … Continued

Advantax helps cement relationship with assessor.

Advantax identifies excessive historic costs and economic and functional obsolescence issues, saving a cement manufacturer over $300,000   THE CHALLENGE The taxpayer operates an integrated cement manufacturing facility in Alabama that was exempt for 10 years. The company was concerned about the initial assessment after the abatement period expired. THE SOLUTION Advantax professionals conducted a … Continued

Advantax knows the importance of a balanced diet.

Advantax saves food manufacturer over $1 million through litigation support services   THE CHALLENGE A food manufacturer needed help appealing an assessment in court. The assessor had obtained an appraisal and our clients were in the process of retaining our appraisal on their behalf. THE SOLUTION The Advantax litigation support team assisted in interrogatory cross-examination … Continued

Advantax packs a punch.

Advantax helps streamline property accounting records for packaging company, saving over $1.5 million   THE CHALLENGE The national packaging company faced significant tax liabilities at its Indiana property. THE SOLUTION Advantax spent several days on-site, touring the facility, reviewing all assets and meeting with engineers from each of the major departments. In the process, Advantax … Continued

Strong as steel, yet obsolete.

Advantax identifies functional and economic obsolescence issues for a steel manufacturing facility, saving company over $600,000   THE CHALLENGE The West Virginia steel manufacturing facility under appeal was an integrated steel mill, facing functional and economic obsolescence issues, including excess operation costs and decreased production demand. THE SOLUTION During the valuation and appeal process, Advantax … Continued

Advantax uses ‘Get out of jail free’ card.

Advantax identifies tax-exempt status of global leader in the correctional facility service industry   THE CHALLENGE This international for-profit corporation engaged Advantax to provide expertise in exploring potential real property tax savings opportunities. THE SOLUTION During the due diligence process, Advantax determined that in the prior year, the company transferred ownership of the real property … Continued

Boy, those science classes sure paid off!

Advantax identifies non-taxable assets and quantifies economic obsolescence issues for a chemical manufacturer, saving the company over $1.5 million.   THE CHALLENGE The taxpayer operates one of the largest chemical production complexes in the United States. The company wanted to ensure that property tax liabilities were reasonable and accurate, but did not have the internal … Continued

Can You Hear Me Now?

Advantax proactively resolves valuation issues for a high-tech manufacturer, saving the company over $500,000   THE CHALLENGE The facility in Arkansas produced and assembled connectors used in high-tech industries. The taxpayer suspected that the facility was over-assessed, but was concerned about the consulting process due to a negative experience with a previous property tax appeal … Continued